Door 2 Tour

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Spanish Civil War By Air

Europe
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEGSCW

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Air
Join us as we visit the key battle sites of the Spanish Civil War, often regarded as a dress rehearsal for WW2.
PRICE FROM ? £899 per person
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Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Fly to Barcelona and transfer to our hotel on the outskirts, where we stay for one night.

    Meals - Dinner

  • Day 2 - Ebro

    Today we depart for the Ebro Battlefield area, seeing where the fighting took place in 1938.

    We visit the ground around Corbera d’Ebro, seeing the war museum and the ruins of the old town destroyed in the fighting.

    We will also visit some of the local information centres explaining different aspects of the conflict, as well as the remains of bunkers and trenches.

    We then continue on to Tortosa for an overnight stay.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3 - Valencia

    Today we travel from Tortosa to Toledo, via the city of Valencia.

    We will spend time in Valencia seeing the impressive Museum of Military History. The museum spans 3,500 square metres, is divided into two floors, and offers a fascinating insight into Spain’s military history, in particular, around the Valencia region.

    We continue on to Toledo for a three-night stay.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 4 - Brunete & Madrid

    Around Madrid we follow the course of the Spanish Civil War. We begin in Brunete, where one of the biggest battles on Spanish soil took place during the Civil War, and where the British Battalion fought, as part of the International Brigade in July 1937.

    After lunch in Brunete, we return to Madrid to see some Spanish Civil War sites in the city, including the Reina Sofia Museum of Modern Art, where Picasso’s famous painting, Guernica, is exhibited.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 5 - Jarama

    Today we examine the key Battle of Jarama, and visit the battlefield area in south Madrid, seeing the Memorial to the International Brigade and battlefield positions, as well as the war museum in Morata.

    In the afternoon we travel to see Franco’s impressive tomb and the Valley of the Fallen Memorial, which was built to commemorate the Spanish Civil War.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 6

    Transfer to airport for your return flight to the UK.

    Meals - Breakfast

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Accommodation

In Barcelona, you will stay for one night at the 4-star AC Hotel Sant Cugat, before an ovenright stay in Tortosa at the 4-star hotel SB Corona Tortosa. Finally, you will stay for three nights at the 3-star hotel Zentral Mayoral in Toledo. Back to top